Loading Events

Events Search and Views Navigation

Event Views Navigation

Notice: Utilizing the form controls will dynamically update the content
  • This event has passed.

Ongoing

State House Civics Tours

December 26, 2019 @ 10:00 am - December 31, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
New Jersey State House, 145 West State Street
Trenton, NJ United States
+ Google Map

10 AM, 11 AM, 12 PM, 1 PM, 2 PM, & 3 PM (Closed Saturday) New Jersey State House (Enter via the State House Annex 145 West State Street) Learn about New Jersey’s legislative process and how to participate in the shaping of public policy. Visitors will visit the Legislative portion of the State House […]

Find out more »

“Rediscovering British Surveyor and Mapmaker John Hills”

December 26, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Trenton Free Public Library, 120 Academy Street
Trenton, New Jersey United States
+ Google Map
Free

The development of cartography in the 18th century was vital to how citizens of North America came to understand their identities within their communities. This presentation will focus on the work of British surveyor and cartographer John Hills, whose life produced nearly seventy detailed manuscript maps of events between 1777-1815. Lecture is held in the […]

Find out more »

10:30 am

State House Public Artwork Tour

December 27, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
New Jersey State House 145 West State Street
Trenton, NJ United States
+ Google Map

The Public Artwork Tour of the New Jersey State House combines art, history and architecture. Visitors see impressive artworks incorporated into the capitol complex, including stained glass, tilework, paintings and sculptures. On the hour guided tours begin in the State House Annex Lobby. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED. Call 609-847-3150 formore information.

Find out more »

11:00 am

“Trenton’s Historic Legacy: The Old Barracks and the Trenton Battle Monument”

December 27, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Riverview Cemetery 870 Centre Street
Trenton, NJ United States
+ Google Map
$10

A presentation highlighting the early efforts to save the Old Barracks by the city’s Daughters of the American Revolution chapter and the work of the Trenton Battle Monument Association in creating the Trenton Battle Monument followed by a walking tour of the gravesites of some of the civic-minded men and women associated with these endeavors. […]

Find out more »

12:00 pm

Signs of the Times

December 27, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Mill Hill Park (Corner of Broad & Front Streets) 165 E. Front Street
Trenton, New Jersey United States
+ Google Map
free

Join Richard Hunter on a walking tour from Mill Hill park to Petty’s Run and explore the signs that detail the downtownneighborhood’s rich history. Dr. Hunter led the team that conceived and designed these informative signs. 

Find out more »

1:30 pm

State House Public Artwork Tour

December 27, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
New Jersey State House 145 West State Street
Trenton, NJ United States
+ Google Map

The Public Artwork Tour of the New Jersey State House combines art, history and architecture. Visitors see impressive artworks incorporated into the capitol complex, including stained glass, tilework, paintings and sculptures. On the hour guided tours begin in the State House Annex Lobby. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED. Call 609-847-3150 formore information.

Find out more »

2:00 pm

Alexander Hamilton and the 24 Cannons at the Battle of Trenton

December 27, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Trenton City Museum in Ellarslie Manson 299 Parkside Ave
Trenton, NJ 08606 United States
+ Google Map

This tabletop talk will follow the movements of all 24 of the cannons on the streets of Trenton during the Battle of Trenton and demonstrate why the 18 American cannons - including the two six-pounders commanded by Alexander Hamilton - were decisive in the victory over the Hessians, who had six brass three-pounder cannons. A […]

Find out more »

“Elias Boudinot IV: The Continental Army’s First Commissary General of Prisoners” lecture by Joseph E. Wroblewski

December 27, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Trenton Free Public Library 120 Academy Street
Trenton, New Jersey United States
+ Google Map
free

After the successful invasion of NYC and surrounding areas by the British during 1776 and the thousands of American prisoners taken, George Washington called upon Congress to set up a centralized authority to deal with the handling of prisoners of war. This presentation will detail the many problems that Boudinot encountered while he held this […]

Find out more »

4:00 pm

Brother David Brearley: The Most Important Founding Father That We Don’t Know

December 27, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Trenton Masonic Temple 100 Barrack Street
Trenton, New Jersey United States
+ Google Map
free

Unheralded by many, he quietly reposes in an obscure churchyard in the most historic precinct of Trenton. Unknown to most, he was a pivotal co-creator of the government of the United States. He was Brother David Brearley, Freemason, the most important founding father that we don’t know. Sponsored by New Jersey Freemasons Grand Lodge Museum […]

Find out more »

Trenton Masonic Museum Exhibition and Discussion

December 27, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Trenton Masonic Temple 100 Barrack Street
Trenton, New Jersey United States
+ Google Map
free

Partake of over 230 years of epic Masonic history in New Jersey. View a rich and wide variety of Masonic symbols, attire, documents, artifacts, and esoterica. Learn about Masonic culture, organization, traditions, and more. Sponsored by New Jersey Freemasons Grand Lodge Museum and History Committee. (Doric Room Second Floor)

Find out more »

6:00 pm

Patriots Scrabble

December 27, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Classics Bookstore 4 West Lafayette Street
Trenton, New Jersey United States
+ Google Map

Scrabble for all skill levels. Bonus points for playing “patriot,” “republic,” “declaration” or “constitution.” Penalties for playing “loyalist,” “monarchy,” “colonial” or “empire.”

Find out more »

7:00 pm

The Colonial Ball

December 27, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Old Barracks Museum, 101 Barrack Street
Trenton, NJ NJ United States
+ Google Map

The Colonial Ball is your chance to mingle with the soldiers of the Battle ofTrenton and learn their favorite dance steps! You’ll be whisked away into the past as you learn the dance steps from Sue Dupre while John Burkhalter and Ridley and Anne Enslow perform music. Refreshments will be served. Advanced tickets required. $25.00 […]

Find out more »
+ Export Events

Pin It on Pinterest